Kirstie Alley in "Kirstie" on TV Land.

Kirstie Alley in "Kirstie" on TV Land. (TV Land / May 17, 2011)

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SUNDAY

Now that’s old school! Gladys Knight and Chaka Khan take part in a salute to Dionne Warwick at the “Soul Train Awards 2013.” 8 p.m. BET

Nicollette Sheridan gets in “The Christmas Spirit” and Mary-Louise Parker and Andy Garcia celebrate “Christmas in Conway” in these new TV movies. 8 p.m. Hallmark; 9 p.m. ABC

Meanwhile, Ashley Scott, Patrick Muldoon and Uggie — the dog from “The Artist” — take a “Holiday Road Trip” in this made-for-cable fable. 9 p.m. Ion

Cousin Matthew and Lady Sybil are gone, but their memories linger on in the special “Return to Downton Abbey” hosted by Susan Sarandon. 9 and 10:30 p.m. KOCE

Call it the Big Easy, the Crescent City or simply “N’awlins,” prepare to bid New Orleans adieu as “Treme” returns for its final five episodes. 9 p.m. HBO

MONDAY

Lend me a tenor: The late, great opera star Luciano Pavarotti is remembered on “Great Performances.” 7 p.m. KOCE

The Peanuts gang discovers the reason for the season in the animated classic “A Charlie Brown Christmas.” 8 p.m. ABC

It’s the more the merrier when Trace Adkins, Luke Bryan, Sheryl Crow, Jake Owen, Lady Antebellum, Darius Rucker, Mary J. Blige and Rascal Flatts join host Jennifer Nettles for a “CMA Country Christmas.” 9 p.m. ABC

“The Battle of amfAR” recalls how Hollywood legend Elizabeth Taylor helped launch America’s first AIDS research foundation. 9 p.m. HBO

What a way to go! The new series “Best Funeral Ever” spotlights a Dallas funeral home that specializes in spectacular send-offs. 10 and 10:30 p.m. TLC

TUESDAY

Alabama, Lady Antebellum, Travis Tritt and Dwight Yoakam will be in Nashville, natch, for “CMT Artists of the Year 2013.” 8 p.m. CMT

“What Would You Do?” That is once again the question when this hidden-camera series returns with new episodes. 10 p.m. ABC